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Employee visiting US office - what visa do I need?

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Hi,

I'm an employee of the UK branch of a US-headquartered IT company. I'm an EU citizen but not from a VWP country.

I would like to visit the US office for a few days to attend some training, meet my colleagues there and do some work (this means write code as I'm a developer). Obviously my salary would continue to be paid in the UK. I already have a B1/B2 visa but have a feeling it's not going to be enough for the purpose.

Does anyone know whether the visa I have allows me to do that and if not, what visa I'd need?

Thanks!

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Be trained would be a B. To work the usual one is a L1.


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"Visit the US office for a few days to attend some training, meet my colleagues there and do some work (this means write code as I'm a developer)."

You can enter on a B1 visa. From your comment I see that you are visiting only for a few days, for business meetings, training, and that's it. Don't you dare telling them you are coming to "work" or you will be sent back before you can say anything else.

I travel to Dallas often to meet with my colleagues and also to attend training sessions. Saying you are coming for work is a NO NO. If you were coming to work, then that is another kind of visa.

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